Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for zsh skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited zsh over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

zsh (Z shell)
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 873 897
Contract jobs citing zsh 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.003% 0.003%
As % of the System Software category - 0.025% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median daily rate - £351 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £351 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 -

zsh is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 15,369 12,091 13,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.90% 12.19% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,991 7,772 8,202
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.12%
10th Percentile £180 £158 £175
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 899 680 892
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.73 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.33% +4.53% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.25 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.60 £15.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year +0.65% -0.80% -

zsh
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing zsh as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for zsh in the UK

zsh
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing zsh.

Contractor daily rate trend for zsh in the UK